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In US cultural mythology sport is a “field of dreams”

Robbins, Glyn (2022) In US cultural mythology sport is a “field of dreams”. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (05 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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Following the murder of George Floyd in 2020, American sport was once again the site of reaction and protest. Glyn Robbins takes an outsider’s view of the US’ relationship with baseball, basketball, and American football, writing that while such games evoke the American Dream of eternal hope through striving for success, they are also entwined with politics, both activist and progressive, and colonialist and reactionary.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2022 14:51
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2022 14:51

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